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The 2009 EVVY Awards were presented to this year’s winners at the CIPA Book Awards Banquet held March 28, preceding the annual CIPA College held at the Red Lion Hotel in Denver.

Ramsey’s book, “Just Be You,” took second place in the children’s category. Ramsey wrote, illustrated, published, created the layout design, and created websites for her books, artwork and publishing company.

For two consecutive quarters, American National Bank has received the highest rating as a Blue Ribbon Bank from VERIBANC Inc., an independent bank rating firm. To celebrate receiving the award, American National Bank in Glenwood Springs opened their branch to the community and offered cake, refreshments and answered questions about the rating Friday, March 27.

To qualify for the Blue Ribbon status, banks must receive VERIBANC’s highest Green, Three Stars rating, including an evaluation of all six factors federal regulators use in determining the government’s “CAMELS” ratings ” capital strength, asset quality, management, earnings, liquidity, and sensitivity to market risk. In addition, it must satisfy other safety-related criteria.

Exclusive Athletic Club in Glenwood Springs congratulates Todd Nystrom, Nate Rand and Megan Henrie, its newest certified personal trainers who recently passed rigorous written and practical exams through the nationally-accredited Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA.)

Participate in The Longevity Project

The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.

Nystrom, Rand and Henrie are now available for personal training by appointment at Exclusive Athletic Club, 945-9107.

Good Health Downtown Market, 722 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs, has almost 200 organic seed varieties available, including vegetables, herbs and flowers, as well as organic fertilizer.

New shipments of organic seeds have been received from Seeds of Change (New Mexico) and from Botanical Interests (Broomfield).

Also available are Gardening by the Moon calendars, Rodale’s all new Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening, and many lotions to soothe gardening hands.

Two new liquid fertilizers are in stock from Organics Rx, a starter made from sea kelp, and a growth fertilizer.

For more information, call 945-0235.

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